22 octobre 2010

An imperial peachbloom seal-pasteseal-paste box and cover, China, Kangxi mark and period.

An imperial peachbloom seal-pasteseal-paste box and cover, China, Kangxi mark and period. photo courtesy Nagel Of compressed circular form, the domed cover of mottled pinkish colour with some white speckling, the underside of stronger red colour with light green speckling. D. 7,6 cm - Estimate € 5 000 / 8 000 Cf. National Palace Museum Taipeh, 'Special Exhibition of Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong Porcelain', 1986, Cat.no. 11 Nagel Auktionen. Asian Art. November 5th 2010 www.auction.de
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19 octobre 2010

A black jade seal-paste box and cover. Ming Dynasty.

A black jade seal-paste box and cover. Ming Dynasty. photo courtesy Sotheby's of circular form, the cover carved in low-relief with a catfish with its body continuing onto the side and underside of the box, the interior carved out to match the spiralling contours of the fish on the exterior, the stone of dark greenish-grey with white inclusions; 8.4 cm., 3 3/8 in. Estimate 200,000—300,000 HKD. Lot Sold 437,500 HKD PROVENANCE: Collection of Lord Cunliffe (No. JM 32).Bluett & Sons, London, 1978.Collection of Prof.... [Lire la suite]
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